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Jones County, Iowa

PO Box 19
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-4341
Fax: (319) 462-5827
www.co.jones.ia.us

In eastern IA, east of Cedar Rapids, established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Wisconsin Territory. Name Origin: For George Wallace Jones (1804-96), surveyor of public lands for WI and IA territories and U.S. senator from IA (1848-59)

Area (sq mi):: 576.70 (land 575.31; water 1.39) Population per square mile: 35.60
Population 2005: 20,509 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 20,221 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,816; median household $37,449; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,609-$21,713
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Texas

PO Box 552
Anson, TX 79501
Phone: (325) 823-3762
Fax: (325) 823-4223
www.co.jones.tx.us

In north-central TX, north of Abilene; established Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Bosque counties. Name Origin: For Anson Jones (1798-1858), secretary of state of the Republic of TX (1841-44) and president of the Republic (1844-46)

Area (sq mi):: 937.13 (land 930.99; water 6.14) Population per square mile: 21.20
Population 2005: 19,736 State rank: 118 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 20,785 (White 66.20%; Black or African American 11.50%; Hispanic or Latino 20.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,656; median household $29,572; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,211-$18,214
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Georgia

PO Box 1359
Gray, GA 31032
Phone: (478) 986-6405
Fax: (478) 986-9682
www.jonescounty.org

In central GA, north of the Macon city center; organized Dec 10, 1807 from Baldwin County. Name Origin: For James Jones (?-1801), GA legislator and U.S. representative (1799-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 395.39 (land 393.75; water 1.64) Population per square mile: 68.20
Population 2005: 26,836 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 13.50%; 1990-2000 14.00% Population 2000: 23,639 (White 74.70%; Black or African American 23.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,126; median household $43,301; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,312-$23,761
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Mississippi

PO Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: (601) 428-0527
Fax: (601) 428-3610
www.edajones.com

In east-central MS, north of Hattiesburg; organized Jan 24, 1826 from Covington and Wayne counties. Name Origin: For John Paul Jones (1747-92), commander of the Bonhomme Richard in its victory over the British ship Serapis during the American Revolution. He later served as an admiral in the Russian Navy.

Area (sq mi):: 699.73 (land 693.82; water 5.91) Population per square mile: 95.40
Population 2005: 66,160 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 4.70% Population 2000: 64,958 (White 70.70%; Black or African American 26.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,820; median household $28,786; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,078-$24,030
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Laurel County seat (18,186)

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    Jones County, South Dakota

    PO Box 448
    Murdo, SD 57559
    Phone: (605) 669-2361
    Fax: (605) 669-2641

    In south-central SD, south of Pierre; organized Jan 16, 1917 from Lyman County. Name Origin: For Jones County, IA, former home of some settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 971.66 (land 970.52; water 1.14) Population per square mile: 1.10
    Population 2005: 1,033 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -13.40%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 1,193 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 41.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,896; median household $30,288; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,223-$31,369
    Unemployment (2004): 2.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jones County, North Carolina

    PO Box 280
    Trenton, NC 28585
    Phone: (252) 448-7351
    Fax: (252) 448-1607
    www.co.jones.nc.us

    In southeastern NC, north of Jacksonville; organized 1778 (prior to statehood) from Craven County. Name Origin: For Willie Jones (1740-1801), American Revolutionary leader and member of the Continental Congress (1780-81); he later opposed the adoption of the Constitution

    Area (sq mi):: 473.32 (land 471.88; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 21.90
    Population 2005: 10,311 State rank: 95 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 10,381 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 35.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 39.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,916; median household $30,882; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,211-$22,322
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 29.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Drilling operations continue in Jones County, Texas at a depth of 4,800 ft.
    OTC:CVIA), is pleased to announce its partner, ROCO Petroleum of Abilene, Texas, has spudded the Hodges X-1 oil well located in southwestern Jones County, Texas.
    84 between Laurel & Collins in Jones County - East of Laurel along Hwy.
    A student at Jones County Community College, David Atwood II ran unsuccessfully for Central District constable last year.
    The Company's wholly-owned bank subsidiaries are Security Bank of Bibb County, Security Bank of Houston County, Security Bank of Jones County, Security Bank of North Metro, and Security Bank of North Fulton.
    The purchase is for 1,100 acres of proven, producing gas and oil reserves in Jones County, Texas, which consists of approximately $20 million, equating to a certified valuation arrived at by licensed petroleum engineers and geophysicists.
    Jones County Schools Superintendent Thomas Prine said if the Senate shortchanges public schools, education will be devastated.
    OTC Pink Sheets:WPTE) has purchased the Hamby Unit in Jones County, Texas containing 16 wells on 120 acres.
    Tenders are invited for DB00257 - Resurfacing, and Shoulder Reconstruction on SR 1303 & SR 1305 in Jones County
    Five schools defied the trend, including Coahoma Community College, where student numbers jumped 8 percent, and Jones County Junior College, where enrollment rose 6 percent.
    Elam did not have any details on that charge, which came out of neighboring Jones County.